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that is all for us tonight. i'm going to have a cold shower. good evening. >> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is early start weekend. egypt on edge. thousands of furious protesters packed tahrir square after their new president makes a bold move for unprecedented power. >> dramatic new video this morning. look at this. a gas explosion shreds a strip club. >> and you drove cliff to attempt suicide? >> how was i to know he was going to do a dumb thing like that? >> and tv's original bad boy, hollywood reacting to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman.
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it is saturday, november 24th. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. thank you for starting your morning with us. >> we begin in tahrir square this morning where hundreds of protesters have been arrested during anti-government dmem k. demonstrations angry with their president over his new power grab. >> opposition leaders say he is now more powerful than former president hosni mubarak ever was. this week, leaders around the world praised him for brokering a cease fire between israel and hamas. . >> more now on his new powers and the anger it spurred. >> if anyone thought egyptians were tired or weary of protesting after two years of demonstrations, all you had to do was look at cairo's tahrir
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square on friday and it was clear that's not the case. the demonstrators appeared to be as determined as ever and this time they're going after their current president. outrage, clashes, and anguish in tahrir. thousands of angry egyptians back in a public square that has become the arab world's emblem for the democratic right to protest. this was where egyptians demands the ouster of former president hosni mubarak last year. this time the fury aimed at current president mohammed morrissey. >> we're here because we don't want him to rule us anymore. >> one man wants to do everything and nothing at all of what we want. >> on thursday, the new islamist president made himself the most powerful man in egypt by announcing sweeping decrees he says are designed to push forward the drafting of egypt's new constitution and speed up the formation of a government
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that's still missing a parliament. >> one of his decrees bans anyone from overturning any of his declarations since he took office in june. that order is to stay in place. he can do whatever he wants without any oversight. >> i felt he was telling us you don't exist. it's just me and my people and there's no place for anybody else in egypt. >> we're not allowing for a dictatorship again. egypt is not going into dictatorship once again. >> reporter: in a separate decareer, banned the breakup of the constitutional assembly, the 100-member assembly designed to draft egypt's new constitution. protesters here say the panel favors islamist factions and ignores demands by liberals, christians, youth groups and women's rights groups. some have sued to dissolve the
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panel. morsy's decree for bids that. as nightfall approached, anger turned to violence similar to the egyptian revolution protesters clashing with police. we're along one of the major arteries leading into tahrir square. clashes between security forces and protesters, tear gas. and we're moving away. as the protests intensified, mr. morsy appealed for calm. in a speech hundreds of his supporters who gathered outside the presidential palace in cairo, he defended his decrees and rejected accusations of a power grab. >> translator: i didn't take a decision against anyone or pick a side against another. i have to put myself in a clear path, a path that achieves a clear goal. >> reporter: throughout the early morning hours, there were pockets of clashes and the injuries continue to pile-up and many demonstrators pitched tents
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in the square, an indication that these demonstrations could continue through the weekend. >> rez rez sesayia in cairo. >> sad news from the world of entertainment. larry hagman has died. his family says he died of complications from cancer. >> we look forward to having everybody in "dallas" laughing at you because they know you'll have to come crawling to j.r. >> j.r. ewing, one of the best known tv characteristics of the last 40 years. "dallas" was a long-running hit in the '70s and '80s. he came back as j.r. when the series was restarted earlier this year. you may also remember him as major tony nelson from "i dream of jeannie" his co-star barbara eden posted this on her facebook page. i had the pleasure of watching the texas tornado that was larry hagman. tick say we've lost not just a great actor, not a television icon but an element of pure
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americana. we'll have much more on his life and career later on in the hour. >> a gas leak blamed for an explosion at a strip club in springfield, massachusetts. look at the center screen. the blast leveled that club. 18 people were injured. it's a miracle no one was killed. 25 other buildings were damaged. our affiliate wggb says people felt that explosion up to four miles away. a city official says some of the damaged buildings will be demolished today. law enforcement initials one community in alabama are mourning the loss of their colleague. following a shooting that involved two deputies, one of those deputies is in critical condition at a local hospital. but another deputy scott ward, we have a photograph of him, here he is, he was killed. the county sheriff spoke about ward's impact on the department. >> i had personally worked with this deputy a majority of my career. i knew him very well. i'm very proud of him. it's a big loss.
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but he was doing his job. and we'll pull together in a time like this and we'll honor his memory by carrying on. >> michael janzen, the man police say is responsible for the incident was also shot during that confrontation. he was pronounced dead at the scene. >> to politics now and taxes. they are at the heart of the negotiations over the fiscal cliff. democrats want to raise them for the wealthy. republicans say no. >> now one leading republican may be breaking ranks. georgia senator saxby chambliss now says a no tax pledge signed by most republicans is standing in the way of getting a deal done. >> times have changed significantly. i care more about this country than i do about a 20-year-old pledge. i think we owe the debt and we've got figure out a way to pay it. >> specifically, chambliss was talking about grover norquist and his group americans for tax reform.
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they put out that no tax pledge. norquist talked about it on cnn's situation room". >> the commitment he made to the people of georgia was not to me. it was a written commitment to the people of georgia that he would go to washington to reduce government spending and reform government, not raise taxes. if he wants to change his mind and become a tax increaser, so we don't have to reform government, he needs to have that conversation with the people of georgia. >> there are 38 days left till we reach the fiscal cliff. at that point, if there is no deal, there will be automatic tax increases for every american. police in tallahassee, florida, are searching for a gunman who started shooting outside a walmart on black friday. this walmart. investigators believe the shooting was sparked by a disagreement over a parking space. they're now looking for a dark green toyota camry in connection with the case. two people were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. and a target store in an
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error ra, colorado is expected to reopen this morning for business after another shooting incident. police say a man wearing a black ski mask pulled out a gun and fired a shot into the store's ceiling on black friday while customers were inside the store. the suspect got away before he could be arrested. the store was shut down for the rest of the day. a tenuous peace in the middle east. egypt took the lead in getting the deal done. we'll take a look at how that changes the u.s. role in the region. with verizon.
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here she is, 65-year-old sheila schulze. a local media report says she was a flight attendant for american airlines. police though have not confirmed that. she claimed the gun belonged to her husband and she brought the gun by mistake because it was in a bag they share. to the middle east now and the cease-fire is holding for now between israel and hamas in gaza. there have been reports of random gunfire with no consequence. the tensions and the prospects for the lasting peace is our focus this morning. joining me is a professor of middle east politics at the london school of economics and political science. good morning, professor. last week you said that the battle and the struggle to stop it showed that there's a new strategic land skip in the region and how israel is more isolated than it had been in the past. how did those factors play out with the peace negotiation? >> well, i think they played a
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major role because neither hamas nor israel had the epithet for all-out war. the israeli prime minister i think recognized the gaest of a ground invasion of gaza and hamas also recognized that a ground invasion of gaza would deliver a hard blow, and both egypt and the united states played a pivotal role. egypt because it is exercises tremendous influence over hamas and the united states basically impressed on prime minister netanyahu the need to basically deescalate as opposed to go for a ground invasion. so both the geostrategic realties on the ground between israel and between hamas and also in the region and the international system. the question is, as you said, how do you build on the cease fire? how do you as secretary hillary clinton said, this is just the first step. what comes after this first step is very critical for both israel
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and the palestinians and for the peace process. >> what about though, in terms of who really deserves the credit for getting this deal done and getting the cease-fire agreed upon? does that is lie squarely with egypt's president? i mean his skill, mohamed morsy's skill at navigating this minefield between the two was certainly impressive. >> well, i would say that the winner was morsy. the winner was egypt because egypt was able to play a major role in convincing hamas and also in trying to impress on israel that any major ground invasion would have serious repercussion s in the word of morsy on egyptian, israeli relations. egypt was pivotal, the first state to sign a peace treaty with israel, the camp david peace accords. even the israeli prime minister recognized the pivotal role of egypt. yes, egypt is pivotal but don't
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underestimate the role of the obama administration analyst ability to put all the pieces together. without the united states, i would argue there will be no political horizon, that the peace process will not be revived. that's why i'm hoping that president obama in his second term will invest political capital in bringing about and helping to bring about a two-state solution, a secure jewish state and also as independence and viable palestinian state that deals with the root causes of the fighting between hamas and israel. >> and getting back to mohamed morsy and egypt, morsy may be getting pats on the back from the international community but at home certainly much different right now, declaring a whole lot of power. did he use the cover of the israel, ga zag conflict do you think to enact his new powers? >> i have no doubt in my mind that egyptian president mohamed morsy has proved to be very
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shrewd and calculating. using this particular moment that basically everyone praised morsy is, the americans, israelis, europeans. he used this particular moment to really make a coup. he anointed himself a supreme leader with absolute power. he's basically trying to re-create an imperial presidency in egypt. remember, what he has done is that there is no authority, no authority in egypt that can override any decision that he has made. and yes, you're absolutely correct. unfortunately for the egyptian people, mohamed morsy's behavior does not differ very much from that of mubarak. that's why what he done basically has i would argue exacerbated social and political tensions and widened the cleavages between morsy and the various political groups in egypt. this is why egypt is in turmoil and unfortunately for the egyptian people, i think egypt remains i would argue a work in
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progresses in terms of democratization and. >>ization. >> amazing to see the protesters holding signs about morsy calling him a dictator. we'll continue to watch this. .next hour, more on the prospects for lasting peace in the middle east. we'll talk about iran's role in the region. be sure to stay with us. well, it is one of the hardest decisions a mother could ever face. now the mother of champion boxer hector ma cho camacho must decide whether her brain dead son should be taken off life support. >> and was yasser arafat murdered? the body will be exhumed within days. we'll go live to the west bank. ♪
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ma cho camacho is facing a heart wrenching decision whether to remove her brain dead son from life support. for her, her son is not alive anymore. a gunman shot the 50-year-old puerto rican champion in the face on tuesday. police are looking for the shooter and another suspect. this is like something out of a james bond movie. an unexplained death of a world leader and allegations of foul play and poisoning. was palestinian leader yasser arafat murdered? his body is set to be exhumed from this mausoleum eight years after he mysteriously died. frederik pleitgeck pleitgen joi
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from the left bank. what are investigators looking for here? >> reporter: well, they're looking for the substance pel loaniam which is a radioactive substance that in the past has indeed been used for assassinations. if we look back a couple of years ago, the case of the former russian spy murdered with that same substance probably by the russian secret service. that's something that's still under investigation. what the investigators are looking for, traces of pel loaniam in his body. that could be quite difficult to find because keep in mind that yasser arafat died eight years ago. however, there's been a separate investigation with objects that belonged to arafat where apparently increases levels of polonium have been found. that set this whole investigation in motion. now you have teams coming in from russia, switzerland and france under the mantle of the palestinian authorities are going to open the grave this coming week. they're going to take samples and shut the grave again on the
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same day. it's a very emotional day for palestinians because he is this overarching palestinian figure, but also a very, very interesting and almost exciting forensic case as well, victor. >> we know that the investigative committee held a news conference a short time ago. what more are we learning about how they're moving forward? >> reporter: well, they said they're moving forward in a way that, first of all, they pushed back the date for when the grave was going to be opened. they then went through the motions how all of this is going down. they said there's going to be a very ceremonial opening of the grave, then they're going to take the samples and then arafat is going to be laid to rest again with a religious ceremony and a military ceremony as well. that's sort of the process that's going to go on. what's going to happen is these three forensic teams, the russian, french and swiss one are going to separately take samples and take their samples back to their home countries and
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analyze them there so that there are three separate investigations into all this to get different sort of sample sizes. what's going to happen then, how long this is going to take especially is something that the palestinians have left open. but one thing that they will said is that if of course, it comes to light that indeed arafat was poisoned with pelonium, that is going to cause massive emotional reactions here in the palestinian territories and then of course, the big quell is who murdered him, the palestinians or most of them say they believe that israel did it. israel denies this. it's not going to show who did this, but if it does show that yes, he was murdered that's going to lead to a massive investigation and, of course, very, very emotional and angry reactions here in this part of the world, victorier. >> fascinating, fred at this sense time in the region. fred pleitgen, thanks. >> the death of a television icon. we'll take a closer look at the long career of larry hagman and the role he relished more than any other.
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>> a lot of good times. thanks for starting your day with us. here are five stories we're watching this morning. we are seeing rocks versus tear gases in tahrir square. >> anti-government protesters are facing off with police this morning. the protesters are calling for the removal of it president mohamed morsy. earlier in the week, morsy increased his power saying none of his decrees could be overturned by the courts. opposition leaders say he is acting like a dictator. >> we could know by monday when the governor of illinois plans on holding a special election to replace jesse jackson junior. he resigned wednesday just two weeks after winning re-election citing on going mental health problems. he's also being investigated for possible misuse of campaign funds by the fbi. and for the first time he acknowledged that saying he will accept responsibility for his mistakes. >> number three, gas rationing in new york city will end today. that's according to mayor
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michael bloomberg. the city has been rationing gas by odd and even days since november 9th. recovery from superstorm sandy is far from complete. more than 30,000 people are still without power in new york and new jersey. 30,000. and governor chris christie says the storm cause add estimated $29.4 billion in damage in new jersey. >> number four, someone may wake up a multimillionaire tomorrow. the powerball lottery jackpot is now a whopping $325 million. that is the fourth largest jackpot in the game's history. you have to buy a ticket before 10:00 p.m. eastern time tonight to be included in that drawing. and veteran actor larry hagman has died. his family says it was comri can indications from cancer and that he was surrounded by family at the end. tributes have been rolling in from hollywood and beyond as friends and co-stars remember the man some affectionately called the texas tornado. larry hagman was 81.
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cnn's colleen mcedwards as more on his career and the role that made him a household name. >> larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but his best known for the stetson that he wore on "dallas." despite roles on film and on stage hagman will be always be remembered as the villainous j.r. ewing. >> and you drove cliff to attempt suicide? >> how service i to know he was going to do a dumb thing like that. >> when he was shot by an unknown assailant, it became one of the most famous cliffhangers in tv history watched by 300 million people from all around the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> honey, i just started the show doing six shows. i never thought i would do 300. >> in fact, the "dallas" franchise was so successful, the series was recently reprised. the u.s. network tnt brought it back with a new generation of
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ewings and hagman came back, too, returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas," but explaining the characteristic character's appeal he once said the time is right for a real bad guy, and i'm it. >> have a good day, master. >> i'm going to have a wonderful day. >> it was a good guy who larry hagman blasted into people's living rooms playing astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeannie." the show was a hit in the '60s and is still popular in syndication. even as a kid, hagman orbited in show biz as the son of "peter pan" star mary martin, his movie roles included "up the cellular" and harry and it on the toe. >> i don't need an office anymore. >> it was only after milking a huge contract from the producers of "dallas" that hagman became immensely wealthy. he had houses, cars, he had
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advices. two of them included drinking and smoking. he smoked for 24 years, gave it up and became an anti-smoking activist and spokesman for the american cancer society. >> i met at least 30 or 40 people that said they quit because of my personal involvement, which makes me feel really good. >> reporter: he stopped drinking in 1995 when he was diagnosed with liver cancer and underwent a life-saving transplant. >> we won in vietnam, we wouldn't be having this conversation. >> reporter: in recent years, he appeared on the big screen in films like "nixon" and "primary colors." but it is his role as the charming and conniving oil man that audiences will never forget. colleen mcedwards, cnn, atlanta. >> and we will of course, continue to follow the life and career of larry hagman. i'm a big fan of his. >> great roles.
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i loved him in "primary colorses," but, of course, "dallas." >> they're going to having to write him out of the script, sadly. >> we will see how that changes the plot. amid fears the cease-fire between israel and hamas won't last, we found a place, let's call it a zone of peace where victims from both sides of the border can find some common ground. this is tel avivs hospital. in one room lives a boy whose mother who when a rocket slammed into an apartment at the start of the conflict, and right next door to him is an 8-year-old palestinian ghoirl lost three fingers of her own when the war came to her home. as many as a quarter of the palestinians -- patients are palestinians, many from gaza who are getting treated side by side with israelis. the hospital tells us they just treat people. they don't look where the patients come from. regardless of what happens
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next in the is conflict, let's consider this. let's ask this question. what do these two sides continue killing each other and why are they perpetually on the brink of war? a new film from lorraine levy challenges the differences. the plot is two young men, israeli and palestinian, discover they were switched at birth. essentially each man was raised as his enemy. producer rafael verdugo joins me now. thank you for joining us first. how did this idea for the film originate? what's the message here? >> thank you. the idea came with short treatments years ago that my coproducer received, and she found the idea very interesting, and she developed the script with an author and then we contacted levy who was
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enthusiastic about the idea. and the idea came like this. there is no -- there is obviously a message of peace in in film, but after all it's a message of love, you know. this is not a political movie. it's a humanist movie. >> well, essentially, because we're talking about gaza and israel, there is also a political interest in the movie. and you focused on this area, focused on this conflict. what do you think the role of this movie can be in the conversation that we're having about what's happening right now in the middle east? >> it's difficult to answer. a movie can have an aspect or influence in a conflict. it's a 60-year-old conflict. but after all this movie's demonstrating that any conflict is a result of the thought each party have of the other party. with the switch of the baby,
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each is forced to reconsider the other. it is clear that any war is limited. any war can be solved by the change of the image of the other. it has to be said -- deeply in films by a famous israeli author. and she actually asked us to read one of his books before the shooting. the shooting was made with a mixed team you know between palestinian, israeli and french people. and the atmosphere was extra naefr positive during the shootinging. >> in this movie, these two young men who were switched at birth get to know each other and the ending scene is the two of them smiling with each other on a beach. i want to show you something related to "the l.a. times"" review. they wrote the other son which is the name of this film, quite simply political correctness got the best of it. the french director is so focused on covering all the bases and insuring a sense of equal empathy and screen time for the plight of both families
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she leaves the film struggling to get beyond a log jam of life lessons. is this film maybe a little too politically correct? what's your response to that critici criticism? >>, of course, the film is an ideal vision of the situation and there is no way that lorraine can be accused of certain naivete of this story. but it is -- the purpose was not to make a demonstration of what to do. you know, you have to understand that these two families are not extremist families. this is important. personally i feel this could personally happen. testimony depends of course, on the context. but if you take a moderate israeli family and moderate family from palestinian, you can perfectly achieve this goal. i don't think it's so so irrealist irrealistic.
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>> rafael berdugo. we foe a movie can't change history of decades but this can change our conversation abouting that. thank you so much. it wasn't just lines at the cash register for walmart shoppers on black friday. hundreds protesting the company. but did it have any real effect? [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ]
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good morning, washington, d.c. nice to have all you early birds awake. and starting your morning with us here on early start weekend. >> black friday sale signs competed with those held by protesters on friday. hundreds speaking out against walmart, calling on the company to provide better pay, better hours and health care for employees. walmart says the strike did not hurt its sales. hostess the company that makes the treats like twinkies and hohos has been cleared for liquidation by a judge. the company ceo says it plans to lay off 15,000 workers this week. the sweet treats will likely survive. hostess is searching for buyers for its 30 brands and other assets. 38 days. 38 days and we could be heading right over the edge of that fiscal cliff. while going over that cliff
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could mean billions reduced from the nation's debt, it could mean another recession and massive unemployment. joining me now is ron hart, managing direct are of wealth management from morgan stanley smith barney. let's talk about the bottom line here. a middle class family of four, why should they worry? why should a family liking that worry about the fiscal cliff? >> a family in arkansas that makes $55,000 a year will pay $3,000 more a year in taxes if it's fully implemented. that's a pretty big amount of money for an average family to absorb in a year. it slows the economy and ripples through all parts of the united states. we don't think it's going to happen fully. if it were, it would be pretty devastating to the u.s. economy. >> that is a lot of money for these families. but is everyone affected by this? >> yes 121 million taxpayers, 90% of america is affected. the lowest tax bracket goes from 10% to 15%. that's a pretty big rise. >> businesses certainly watching the cliff closely.
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how would it affect american business if we did go over it? >> we think we would flirt with recession. probably 1% off the gdp would come from it. it would cause unemployment to go higher which would hurt the nation. so goes business so goes america as the saying goes. it would hurt families in ways that are untold if american corporations laid off more people. >> do you see any benefit at all? >> getting our fiscal house in order. we can't spend money like this forever. we will have $16 trillion in debt. 99 trillion in unfunded liabilities with medicare and social security. at some point, now or later, right? >> absolutely. clearly though concessions will need to be made on both sides in this negotiation. what would you say each side needs to give up to make this happen to get this done? >> obviously, the democrats have to give up entitlements to some degree and the republicans have to lighten up on its defense. we spend more than the top ten countries in the world on defense over $1 trillion.
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so i think we spend six times more than china currently. like russia may have done in the old days, we may spend ourselves into obsoleteness. >> if we avoid the cliff are we putting a band-aid on bigger issues such as social security spending? obviously, something needs to be done to fix this for the future. >> right. the priorities of our country, who pays for it and how much government to we want? that's lining up republicans on one side, the democrats on the other. the differences have never been so stark. it's kind of a shirts and skins game in washington, as you know. 50/50 and this election was not exactly a mandate. you've got the same players in place, boehner and can'ter and pelosi, obama and reid. >> you're confident that we'll get it done? >> i'm positive about the american people. at some point in time we have to do this. i'd rather ease into it than
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have an event that makes us have to do it. we're thinking along the right ways right now. we've got do it at some point. >> ron hart, thank you. a four-hour run or 17 hours of yoga. sound fun? not to me. that's what experts say you would have to do to burn off the thanksgiving calories. does that sound fun? think about it. 17 hours of yoga. fitness and nutrition expert mark mcdonald offers some alternatives. ♪two of a kind
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the treadmill this holiday weekend. >> by some accounts, you would have to do some serious and i mean serious exercising just to burn off the calories packed into most thanksgiving day
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meals. >> but that's why our buddy expert mark mcdonald is here. >> this is pretty heavy information. according to the american council on exercise, we cannot believe this. if you packed in about 3,000 calories for your thanksgiving day meal, twice what most women should be eating. >> exactly. >> to burn off that, you would have to run at a moderate pace for four hours, swim for five -- swim for five hours, walk 30 miles. 30 miles to burn off those calories. the other option which i love as a yoga fanatic is 17 hours of yoga to burn that off. >> crazy. >> there has to be another solution. >> who wants to do that. that's what happens. we feel bloated. we just want to burn it off. but no one wants to do 17 hours of yoga. >> nobody. >> we all say i'll start on monday. get on plan now. make this week and get on plan. instead of focusing on burning
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off everything now, if you get on plan, you'll burn off the calories and the below the will be gone and you'll feel great again. just don't wait till monday. >> that sounds great. aunt bessie is staying with you. you've got to get the sales. how do you fit all that in now? >> it's as simple as getting a football and going to the lawn and playing a little catch. if randy and victor sit up. >> my posture senior always bad. >> doing holiday decorating for the holidays, activate your core. you'll be burning more calories, burning those thanksgiving calories. if you go shopping in the mall, black friday just happened. >> put on the sneakers >> run up the escalators. take the time you're in and make it fun and go for a family hike and enjoy it and get active. >> when you're driving keep the stomach tight. >> i always have to sit like this to burn off pie. >> you burn four times more calories by simply activating your core throughout the day. >> that's a lot, right? >> that's what he it feels like. >> working harder.
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>> what is the one biggest mistaking that people make? >> the biggest mistake by like 1,000 fold is skipping meals. people starve themselves all day and then they overeat. when you skip a meal, you burn muscle which slows down your metabolism. you go into the next meal craving carbohydrates. eat in threes. every three hours, divide your plate in threes. if you do that, you're going to rock your body. >> we were talking about this during the break that you skipped meals till 2:00 yesterday. >> that's how i know i've overeaten. sharing all my dirty -- no, it's true. i knew i had overeaten the day before because i wasn't hungry till 2:00 in the afternoon. >> you just take a half a meal and what will happen is your metabolism will start humming again. skipping meals is the biggest mistake. if you don't skip meals, i guarantee you you'll burn more fuel.
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listen, this is why. ♪ >> yeah. that is it. >> yeah, that's pretty good. >> that's great. i love that song. i watched the video this morning just to get the extra move, the one where he goes to the side like that. that's the one i like. i'm not going to do it on camera now that we're on camera back from the video. >> please don't. thank you so much for starting your morning with us. much more ahead. much more ahead. >> can yep. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. 7:00 on the east coast. thank you for starting your day with us. hundreds of